Chester D. Waldron

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/08/1944

 

 

Chester D. Waldron was born on August 22, 1925 in DeWitt, Clinton County, Illinois.

He listed his home of residence as Clinton, Illinois.

Private Waldron was killed in action in France, during the fighting in the
hedgerow countryside of Normandy, on July 8, 1944.

 

 

Chester D. Waldron was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block P Row 7 Grave 132 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Section C Row 16 Grave 27

 

Grave marker for Chester D. Waldron

Photo by Frogman from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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